As the non-playoffs seasons and non-winning seasons mount, the pressure builds on owner Mark Davis, head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock. At the same time, there are a handful of players under more pressure than others this season. Under Davis’ ownership, the Raiders have failed to win a playoff game in nine
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."